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Neighbors in Need Offering Sunday, October 4, 2020

St. John’s UCC will collect the special offering for Neighbors in Need (NIN) on Sunday, October 4, which is also World Communion Sunday.  This year, special consideration will be given to projects focusing on serving our immigrant neighbors and communities. … Continue reading

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Tensions in the Wilderness Just Peace Sunday (Exodus 16:2-25)

In a congregational meeting, during which the congregation was discerning about becoming a Just Peace congregation, someone once asked, “How can we say we are just for peace?  We are for so much more than that.” Just Peace as a … Continue reading

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Protocol for Re-Opening at St. John’s UCC

For the safety of us all, please note the following items when attending worship at St. John’s UCC: –Masks will be required. –The deacons will assist in seating everyone and release those in attendance at the conclusion of the worship … Continue reading

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Interim Pastor Named

The Reverend Katherine Beckett has been hired as full-time interim minister to serve St. John’s UCC for one year.  Reverend Beckett comes to us from Rockford, Ohio, and will be moving to the Bluffton community within a week or two. … Continue reading

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St. John’s Opens Sunday, September 6 , 2020

St. John’s UCC in Bluffton resumes in-house worship services on Sunday, September 6. The worship service begins at 10:30 a.m.  Face masks are required.  Ushers will be available to lead you to seating.

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This Week at St. John’s UCC

Sunday, September 20:  In-house worship at 10:30 a.m.  Reverend Beckett’s sermon title is “Playing Favorites”.  Scriptures are Acts 8:26-40; James 2:1-7; 1 John 4:7-21. Dr. Crystal Sellers Battle will serve as song leader.  Masks remain on.  Singing by the congregants … Continue reading

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Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen

If you would like to volunteer for helping serve at Our Daily Bread soup kitchen in Lima on Tuesday,  September 22, 2020,  please sign up on the bulletin board in the sanctuary.  Helpers are always welcome.

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Facebook Page

You are missing out on a super way to advertise our church if you are not sharing with many of your other Facebook friends St. John’s Facebook page.  There are many interesting articles posted every day.  “Friend” all of your … Continue reading

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This website can now be found at www.blufftonstjohns.com!

In an effort to make this site easier for you to access, it can now be found at http://www.blufftonstjohns.com!  You can still find this page using the old web address, but now it will be easier to tell family and friends where … Continue reading

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